Schreiner moves to Markel from Talbot

Markel International, the London-based unit of US-based insurer Markel, has hired Jeannie Schreiner as a senior underwriter for marine and energy (M&E) liability.

Schreiner will report to Louise Foley, senior underwriter and head of M&E liability at Markel International, Schreiner will be based in the M&E team, where she will underwrite a full-suite of M&E liability products – alongside Abigail Piper, senior underwriter, and Kathryn Grahame, underwriter.

Schreiner previously had spent 10 years at Talbot Underwriting Services, starting as a claims handler for M&E liability, before progressing to the role of marine liability underwriting assistant and class underwriter, respectively. Schreiner is a marine under-35 representative for the Lloyd’s Market Association’s (LMA) Joint Liability Committee and will retain this position as she takes on her new role. 

Foley said that “Markel’s liability team, led by Andrew Carter, has achieved significant growth in GWP and expertise, as well as an increased leadership profile over the last five years. With Jeannie onboard, she will play a crucial part in our plans by using her skills to enhance the M&E liability team’s underwriting expertise, so that we can continue focusing on service levels for brokers and clients and portfolio management.”